Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hos
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How Planet Earth — and the Netflix homepage — get made

Today on the flagship podcast of multi-drone camera setups:The Verge's David Pierce chats with Planet Earth III producer Alex Walters and director Theo Webb about the gear used to make the latest nature documentary series.Netflix's Pat Flemming joins the show to discuss how Netflix figures out what to show when you open the app, and how to keep you...

Wed Nov 29, 2023 10:18
Emergency podcast: chaos at OpenAI

The Verge's Nilay Patel and Alex Heath join David Pierce after a long, winding weekend reporting on the dramatic shakeup at OpenAI, still in progress.Further reading: Turmoil at OpenAI: after firing Sam Altman, what's next for the creators of ChatGPT? Sam Altman fired as CEO of OpenAI OpenAI’s new CEO is Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear OpenAI board...

Mon Nov 20, 2023 23:16
Fortnite, GTA VI, and the fate of AAA games

In episode three of our video game miniseries, The Verge's David Pierce and Polygon's Russ Frushtick and Chris Plante discuss the state of the industry's blockbuster games like Grand Theft Auto, Call of Duty, Overwatch, Fortnite, and others — and what they signal for the future of gaming. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11,...

Mon Nov 20, 2023 12:11
Apple’s in on RCS — and everybody’s out on Bing

The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss Apple announcing it will support RCS next year, AI news that came out of Microsoft Ignite, YouTube's new policy on deepfakes, and much more.Further reading: Apple says iPhones will support RCS in 2024 Google turns to regulators to make Apple open up iMessage Meta will fight the EU over...

Fri Nov 17, 2023 13:28
Spotify and Disney have everything-app dreams

Today on the flagship podcast of machine learning-based recommendation systems:03:31 - The Verge’s David Pierce chats with Spotify’s co-president and chief product officer Gustav Söderström about recommendations, audiobooks, app design, what Spotify wants to be, and whether it’s possible to do it all well. Spotify - The Verge 44:08 - Alex Cranz joins...

Wed Nov 15, 2023 12:57
The fight to save old games

In episode two of our gaming mini series, The Verge's David Pierce chats with Polygon's Russ Frushtick and Chris Plante about the obstacles around both preserving and emulating video games from discontinued hardware. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we love hearing from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Mon Nov 13, 2023 15:21

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